Michael Breed to headline Spring Education Seminar

Clockwise from top centre, speakers scheduled to present at the PGA of BC's 2018 Spring Education Seminar include Michael Breed, Matthew Pritchard, Andrew Muller, Dr. Christopher Cain, Colin Weston, Kirk O. Reese and Doug Hastie. 

JANUARY 26, 2018

RICHMOND, BC (PGA of British Columbia) – The PGA of BC is proud to announce the speakers and topics that will be featured during the 2018 Spring Education Seminar, taking place Feb. 19-20 at Tsawwassen Springs Golf Course:


9:45 a.m. – Donald Miyazaki; Executive Director, PGA of BC
Opening Remarks & Introductions
10:00 a.m. – Colin Weston; Spring Education Seminar moderator; Founding Partner, ModGolf Podcast Host + Experience Designer at REVIVER Sport+Entertainment
Topic: Journey from Architect to Golf Innovator: Success stories of creating innovative business opportunities in the golf industry
11:00 a.m. – Michael Breed; PGA of America, Michael Breed Golf Academy, Golf Digest Chief Digital Instructor
12:30 p.m. – Lunch
1:30 p.m. – Michael Breed (continued)
3:00 p.m. – Kirk O. Reese; CCM, Executive Vice President, Denehy Club Thinking Partners
Topic: What to Expect When Interviewing with a Selection Committee at a Private Club
4:00 p.m. – PGA of British Columbia Annual General Meeting


9:00 a.m. – Dr. Christopher Cain; PGA of America; Director, PGA Golf Management Program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Topic: Educating our Current and Future Golf Professionals
10:30 a.m. – Doug Hastie; Down to Earth Golf, PGA of Canada, Bear Mountain Golf Resort Director of Instruction
Topic: What to teach – The Big Decision
12:00 p.m. – Lunch
1:00 p.m. – Matthew Pritchard; Principal, Expense Reduction Analysts
Topic: Reducing Operating Expenses at your Club while Maintaining High Standards
2:00 p.m. – Andrew Muller; Customer Acquisition Specialist, One Yellow Tree
Topic: Brand Recognition & Consistency
3:00 p.m. – Adjournment

Registration for this event is open until Feb. 5. PGA of BC members can attend for only $59, while non-members are welcome for $159 when sponsored by a Class “A” member.

Please CLICK HERE to register and view detailed information about each featured speaker.


For more information, please contact:

Russell MacKay
Membership & Events Manager
PGA of British Columbia